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CellInsight™ CX7 High Content Analysis Platform (Thermo Scientific™)

The Thermo Scientific™ CellInsight™ CX7 High Content Analysis (HCA) Platform is a fast, automated cellular imaging and analysis platform designed for quantitative microscopy.

The CellInsight CX7 HCA Platform offers an integrated way to develop and automate high content assays using a combination of 5-color brightfield and 7-color fluorescence imaging in confocal or wide-field modes. See how the CellInsight CX7 platform compares to other high content analysis platforms from Thermo Fisher Scientific >

Features of the CellInsight CX7 HCA Platform
• 7-channel fluorescent imaging
• 5-channel bright-field imaging
• 7-channel confocal imaging
• Software and laser-based autofocus for consistent scan times
• Configured for fully automated plate handling and scanning

Capabilities
• Addresses hundreds of assay types with flexible software and hardware tools
• Scan and analyze microscope slides or most SBS-standard format microplates
• Use HCS Studio software for integrated instrument control and data analysis
• Achieve the fastest time to results by using intelligent acQuisition (iQ) real-time analysis feedback
• Compatible with Molecular Probes™ fluorescent detection reagents

Hardware and Software
• Stable and reliable light source enables reduced variability, increased data quality, and decreased operating costs
• Broad reagent options with seven-color excitation from violet to near IR for assay multiplexing
• Dual mode focusing using Software and Laser Autofocus methods to address both labelled and unlabeled sample types
• Multi-mode imaging allows for wide-field, bright-field, and confocal imaging in one run
• HCS Studio Cell Analysis Software is an integrated instrument control, visualization, and analysis software package for novice to advanced users
• Scalable with Store Image and Database Software and optional Orbitor RS Microplate handler

ArrayScan™ Confocal and Objective Module (Thermo Scientific™)

The Thermo Scientific™ ArrayScan™ Confocal and Objective Module enables the Thermo Scientific™ ArrayScan High Content Analysis (HCA) Readers to be operated in confocal mode while increasing optical resolution. Featuring the latest in high-speed Nipkow spinning disk technology and a variable pinhole, the ArrayScan Confocal and Objective Module enables finer control over image acquisition across a range of objectives (magnifications) in order to balance image quality and performance for the most demanding cell biology experiments; e.g., stem cell colonies, tissues, and 3D microenvironments.

Features of the ArrayScan Confocal and Objective Module :

• Flexibility in Hardware—Dual patterned disks allow users to define different confocal resolutions depending on sample type. The system also enables imaging in widefield and confocal modes in one run.
• Next-generation CARV disk with high-speed Nipkow design with 40μm and 70μm pinholes are designed for low- and high-NA flexibility.
• Efficient design–Four-color, LED light engine for solid-state illumination eliminates the issues associated with lasers (alignment, heat, cost).
• Upgradeable–Build upon your current ArrayScan HCA Reader investment and add new functionality.

The ArrayScan Confocal and Objective Module is integrated with the 4-color LED Light Engine, bringing robust, laser-like performance without the complications and cost of lasers and the need for alignment of camera, confocal and laser.

Compatible with ArrayScan High Content Analysis (HCA) Readers with a 5-color widefield LED/EXFO.

EVOS™ XL Core Imaging System

The EVOS XL Core Imaging System is a digital, transmitted light, inverted imaging system for cell and tissue culture applications and routine cell maintenance. Its color camera and high-quality optical system deliver high-definition images with exceptional ease. With a small footprint and an ergonomic design, the all-in-one EVOS XL system is ideal for basic imaging needs and a perfect addition to any cell culture room or facility.

The EVOS XL Core Imaging System offers you these important advantages:

• Easy installation; no maintenance, assembly, alignment, or calibration
• Configured for four objectives
• Fits and operates inside a cell culture hood
• All-in-one design: digital camera, precision optics, LCD display, and USB storage

Imaging Anywhere
The EVOS XL Core system is an integrated transmitted-light inverted imaging system that combines high-quality optics, a 12.1" high-resolution LCD display, and a digital color camera. Images are seamlessly acquired through the user interface using a mouse and the integrated software that includes a variety of features, such as color temperature control. All images can be saved onto the USB device in JPEG, BMP, or TIFF formats. Applications suited for the EVOS XL Core system include basic imaging of live and fixed cells, tissue culture determinations (confluence, density, and growth), stem cell isolation, and analysis of stained tissue slices.

The EVOS imaging systems are built from the ground up to maximize performance and optimize workflow. You will be astonished at how easy it is to operate and amazed at how extraordinary your images look on-screen.

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Versatile
The four-position objective turret can be configured to best meet your needs using our full range of long working distance (LWD) and coverslip-corrected objectives. LWD objectives are available from 4x to 40x, and our 2x objective allows viewing of the entire well of a 96-well plate. The compact footprint makes it easy to use the EVOS XL Core system wherever needed; the entire system can be easily moved into a cell culture hood or glove box. The EVOS XL Core system is designed with a universal stage that provides maximum flexibility for slides, culture dishes, and flasks. The optional mechanical stage affords more precise handling and positioning of multiwell plate vessels.

Easy to Use and Reliable
The EVOS XL Core Imaging System is plug-and-play. In addition to an exceptionally easy set-up and installation, it requires no warm-up or cool-down periods. The LED light source offers exceptional stability and durability—turn the unit on and off whenever you need to image a sample. The LED bulbs are rated for >50,000 hours (~17 years) of life, compared to 300 hours for a typical mercury bulb and 1,500 hours for a metal halide bulb. The long life and low energy consumption translate into significantly lower operating costs compared to instruments with conventional light sources. Finally, the advanced ergonomic design of the EVOS systems removes the strain associated with conventional microscopes, enables shared viewing, and makes moving the units easy.

Learn more about the EVOS XL Core Imaging System
Explore the entire EVOS line of imaging systems and accessories

System Highlights
Optics: infinity-corrected optical system, RMS-threaded objectives with 45 mm parfocal distance
Objectives (not included): wide selection of high-quality LWD and coverslip-corrected objectives
Illumination: adjustable intensity LED (>50,000-hour life per light cube)
Contrast methods: transmitted light (brightfield and phase contrast)
Objective turret: 4-position, manual control
Condenser: 3-position turret for brightfield and phase contrast
Condenser working distance: 60 mm
Stage: fixed stage
Focus mechanism: coaxial focus knobs with tension control
Course focus: 38 mm/rev
Fine focus: 0.2 mm/rev, precision 0.002 mm
LCD display: 12.1" high-resolution (1024 x 768 pixels) color monitor with adjustable tilt
Camera: Color, 1/2" 2048 x 1536 pixels, 3.1 Megapixels
Image acquisition: embedded operating system with software for image capture and saving via mouse or front-mounted manual buttons
Captured images: color camera; 24-bit full color; TIFF, PNG, jpeg, bmp; 2048 x 1536 pixels
Output ports: 2 USB 2.0 ports
Power supply: AC adaptor; input 100-240 V, 47-63 Hz; output 12 VDC/2.0 A 24 W max
Dimensions: height = 53.3 cm (21.0 in); depth = 40.6 cm (6.0 in); width = 31.8 cm (12.5 in)
Weight: 9.1 kg (20.1 lbs)

CellInsight™ CX7 LZR High Content Analysis Platform (Thermo Scientific™)

The Thermo Scientific CellInsight CX7 LZR High Content Analysis (HCA) Platform is a fast, laser-based, automated cellular imaging and analysis platform designed for quantitative microscopy. The CellInsight CX7 LZR HCA Platform offers a more powerful and integrated way to develop and automate high content assays using a combination of 5-color bright-field and 7-color fluorescence imaging in confocal or wide-field modes. With laser illumination, the Cell Insight LZR HCA Platform enables researchers to image faster in both wide-field and confocal mode.

Features of the CellInsight CX7 HCA Platform:
• 7-channel fluorescent imaging with laser illumination
• 5-channel bright-field imaging
• 7-channel confocal imaging
• Software and laser-based autofocus for consistent scan times
• Configured to accept optional modules for fully automated plate handling and live cell on-board environmental control

Capabilities
• Addresses hundreds of assay types with flexible software and hardware tools
• Scan and analyze microscope slides or most SBS-standard format microplates
• Use integrated HCS Studio software for instrument control and data analysis
• Achieve the fastest time to results by using intelligent acQuisition (iQ) real-time analysis feedback
• Compatible with Molecular Probes fluorescent detection reagents

Hardware and software
• High-output laser excitation light
• Broad reagent options with 7-color excitation from violet to near IR for assay multiplexing
• Dual mode focusing using Software and Laser Autofocus methods to address both labelled and unlabeled sample types
• Multi-mode imaging allows for wide-field, bright-field, and confocal imaging in one run
• HCS Studio Cell Analysis Software is an integrated instrument control, visualization, and analysis software package for novice to advanced users
• Scalable with Store Image and Database Software (not included) and optional Orbitor RS Microplate handler (not included)

EVOS™ XL Core Configured Microscope with Mechanical Stage (Invitrogen™)

The EVOS XL Core Imaging System is a digital transmitted-light inverted imaging system for cell and tissue culture applications and routine cell maintenance. Its simple user interface drives a color camera and high-quality optical system that delivers high-definition images with exceptional ease. Equipped with 4X, 10X, 20X, and 40X long-working–distance (LWD) phase contrast (PH) objectives and a mechanical stage, the all-in-one EVOS XL Core system is an ideal microscope for basic imaging needs. With a small footprint, an articulated LCD monitor, and ergonomic design, it is a perfect addition to any cell culture room or facility.

The EVOS XL Core Imaging System offers these important advantages:
• Easy installation; no maintenance, assembly, alignment, or calibration
• 4X, 10X, 20X, and 40X LWD PH objectives that are ideal for tissue culture microscopy
• A mechanical stage for precise vessel positioning, including of multi-well plates
• Fits and operates inside cell culture hoods
• All-in-one design: digital camera, precision optics, LCD display, and USB storage

Imaging anywhere
The EVOS XL Core system is an integrated transmitted-light inverted imaging system that combines high-quality optics, a 12.1-inch high-resolution LCD display, and a digital color camera. Images are seamlessly acquired through the user interface using a mouse and the integrated software that includes a variety of features, such as color temperature control. All images can be saved onto the USB device in JPEG, BMP, or TIFF formats. Applications suited for the EVOS XL Core system include basic imaging of live and fixed cells, tissue culture needs (confluence, density, and growth), stem cell isolation, and analysis of stained tissue slices.

EVOS imaging systems are built from the ground up to maximize performance and optimize workflow. You will be astonished at how easy this system is to operate and amazed how good your images look.

Versatile
While the microscope comes equipped with three objectives (4X, 10X, 20X, and 40X LWD PH), the four-position objective turret can be configured to meet additional needs using our full range of LWD phase contrast and coverslip-corrected objectives. LWD PH objectives are available from 1.25X to 40X. The compact footprint makes it easy to use the EVOS XL Core system wherever needed; the entire system can be easily moved into a cell culture hood or glove box. The mechanical stage affords precise handling and positioning and is particularly suitable for multi-well plate vessels.

Easy to use and reliable
The EVOS XL Core Imaging System is plug-and-play. In addition to an exceptionally easy set-up and installation, it requires no warm-up or cool-down periods. The LED light source offers exceptional stability and durability--so you can turn the unit on and off whenever you need to image a sample. The LED bulbs are rated for >50,000 hours (~17 years), compared to 300 hours for a typical mercury bulb and 1,500 hours for a metal halide bulb. The long lifetime and low energy consumption translate into lower operating costs compared to instruments with conventional light sources. Finally, the advanced ergonomic design of the EVOS systems removes the strain of conventional microscopes in imaging, enables shared viewing, and makes moving the units easy.

Learn more about the EVOS XL Core Imaging System and most recent software ›
Explore the entire EVOS line of imaging systems and accessories ›

Unit includes:
• EVOS XL Core Imaging System with Mechanical Stage
• EVOS Obj, Inf Plan Achro 4X LWD PH, 0.13NA/16.9WD (AMEP4632)
• EVOS Obj, Inf Plan Achro 10X LWD PH, 0.25NA/6.9WD (AMEP4633)
• EVOS Obj, Inf Plan Achro 20X LWD PH, 0.40NA/6.8WD (AMEP4634)
• EVOS Obj, Inf Plan Achro 40X LWD PH, 0.65NA/3.1WD (AMEP4635)
• Wireless mouse
• Power adaptor, cord, and universal power plug adapters
• USB flash drive (includes User Guide and Quick Start Guide)
• Dust cover
• 3-mm hex driver L-shaped key
• Mechanical stage instructions

System highlights

Optics: infinity-corrected optical system, RMS-threaded objectives with 45-mm parfocal distance
Objectives: 4X, 10X, 20X, and 40X LWD PH achromat objectives. A wide selection of other high-quality LWD and coverslip-corrected objectives is available.
Illumination: adjustable intensity LED (>50,000-hour life)
Contrast methods: transmitted light (brightfield and phase contrast)
Objective turret: 4-position, manual control
Condenser: 3-position turret for brightfield and phase contrast
Condenser working distance 60 mm
Stage: mechanical stage
Focus mechanism: coaxial focus knobs with tension control. Course focus: 38 mm/rev. Fine focus: 0.2 mm/rev, precision 0.002 mm.
LCD display: 12.1-inch high-resolution (1024 x 768 pixels) color monitor with adjustable tilt
Camera: color, 2048 x 1536, 3.1 megapixels
Image acquisition: embedded operating system with software for image capture and saving via mouse or front-mounted manual buttons
Captured images: Color camera: 24-bit full color TIFF or PNG; jpeg, bmp (2048 x 1536 pixels)
Output ports: 2 USB 2.0 ports
Power supply: AC adaptor; Input: 100-240 V, 47-63 Hz; Output: 12 V DC/2.0 A, 24 W max
Dimensions: Height: 533 mm (21.0 in); Depth: 406 mm (6.0 in); Width: 318 mm (12.5 in)
Weight: 9.6 kg (21.2 lbs)

FLoid™ Cell Imaging Station

The FLoid® Cell Imaging Station is an affordable, user-friendly imaging solution for the quick detection and verification of fluorescently-labeled samples. The FLoid® Cell Imaging Station captures transmitted light and three-color fluorescent images of your cells and samples right at your benchtop. You do not need to be specially trained or have dedicated staff to operate it. An uncomplicated user interface, streamlined image acquisition process, and real-time, multicolor display allow even imaging novices to produce high-quality images with a few mouse clicks.

The FLoid® Cell Imaging Station offers you these important advantages:

Simplicity—Fully integrated system with intuitive, multilingual user interface
Speed—Get results in a snap, without warm-up, cool-down, or filter changes
Convenience—Capture and print images on your bench, rather than in the darkroom
Information—Find out about the most popular Molecular Probes® reagents and protocols via the user interface
Robustness—No moving parts and long life LEDs for reliable day to day use

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High Quality Imaging Anywhere in Your Lab
The FLoid® Cell Imaging Station is a fully integrated devise seamlessly combining high-quality optics, detection in three fluorescence channels as well as transmitted light, a widescreen LCD monitor, camera, image acquisition/processing software, and reagent information and protocols. It features a fixed, high-quality 20x plan fluorite objective, with additional magnification obtainable using the digital zoom. Fluorescence is captured in the three most commonly used channels (DAPI, FITC, and Texas Red filters). Transmitted light images automatically show cells in excellent contrast through a relief phase design, without loss of light. With its innovative light shield, ambient light is blocked so the FLoid® Cell Imaging Station can be placed wherever you need it most - in the tissue culture room, among other cell-based assay instruments, or on your lab bench. FLoid® Cell Imaging Station lets you bring imaging out of the darkroom.

Versatile and Easy to Use
The FLoid® Cell Imaging Station uses an open-stage design providing maximum vessel flexibility for slides, multi-well culture dishes, or even T75 flasks. A focus assist scale makes it easy to find the focus plane. Once samples are in focus, you can use the mouse to change light intensity and switch colors; there is also a scale bar that changes as the digital zoom level is changed, making it easy to estimate and compare sample sizes. The absolute magnification span is from 460X up to 1,840X using the digital zoom. Images can be printed directly using the optional printer, or saved for viewing in one of the four formats (JPEG, TIFF, BMP, or PNG) at a later time or with other software. With printer you can generate sticker-backed prints for immediate notebook mounting. The FLoid® Printer is not included with the FLoid® Cell Imaging Station and must be purchased separately.

Fast and Reliable
The FLoid® Cell Imaging Station requires no warm-up or cool-down periods. It uses LED light sources possessing exceptional stability and durability--so you can turn the FLoid® Cell Imaging Station on and off whenever you produce an image. Because there are no user-changeable parts, the system is exceptionally robust and no components will have "walked away" when you need them. By taking on everyday imaging tasks, the reliable FLoid® Cell Imaging Station helps you protect your investment in other expensive fluorescence equipment.

An Everyday-Use Imager for Every User
Now anyone can quickly start acquiring high-quality fluorescence images. To facilitate straightforward, intuitive operation, the FLoid® Cell Imaging Station features an icon-based user interface with easy-to-use image capture and processing screens, thumbnails of collected images, and quick reference icons. You can set all interface instructions, including protocols, to one of the six built in languages--English, Spanish, German, French, Italian, Japanese, and Chinese.

FLoid® Cell Imaging Station Places Information at your Fingertips
By incorporating the Molecular Probes® reagent selection guide, the FLoid® Cell Imaging Station simplifies fluorescent dye selection and cell staining. You can easily access detailed information on over 160 reagents in 20 application areas directly from the user interface. Each reagent has a quick reference protocol with icons and concise text for ease of use. These reagents have been validated for spectral compatibility with FLoid®, so you can obtain optimal images.

System specifications include:
Objective: Fixed 20X plan fluorite; numerical aperture (NA) = 0.45; working distance (WD) = 5.9 mm.
Color Channels: 4 channels (relief phase, blue, green, and red fluorescence)
Illumination: LED (50,000 hour life), adjustable intensity
Excitation: Blue channel: 390/40 nm; Green channel: 482/18 nm; Red channel: 586/15 nm
Emission: Blue channel: 446/33 nm; Green channel: 532/59 nm; Red channel: 646/68 nm
Captured Images: 16-bit monochrome, TIFF, PNG, JPG, or BMP (1296 × 964 pixels)
LCD display: 15-inch color; display resolution 1366 x 768 pixels; image resolution 1296 x 964 pixels; adjustable tilt
Dimensions: (W x H x D): 15.9" x 21.1 x 13.9" / 40.4 cm x 53.6 cm x 35.3 cm; 28 lbs / 12.7 kg

ArrayScan™ Confocal and Objective Module, seven-color LED (Thermo Scientific™)

The Thermo Scientific™ ArrayScan™ Confocal and Objective Module enables the Thermo Scientific™ ArrayScan High Content Analysis (HCA) Readers to be operated in confocal mode while increasing optical resolution. Featuring the latest in high-speed Nipkow spinning disk technology and a variable pinhole, the ArrayScan Confocal and Objective Module enables finer control over image acquisition across a range of objectives (magnifications) in order to balance image quality and performance for the most demanding cell biology experiments; e.g., stem cell colonies, tissues, and 3D microenvironments.

Features of the ArrayScan Confocal and Objective Module :

• Flexibility in Hardware—Dual patterned disks allow users to define different confocal resolutions depending on sample type. The system also enables imaging in widefield and confocal modes in one run.
• Next-generation CARV disk with high-speed Nipkow design with 40μm and 70μm pinholes are designed for low- and high-NA flexibility.
• Efficient design–Four-color, LED light engine for solid-state illumination eliminates the issues associated with lasers (alignment, heat, cost).
• Upgradeable–Build upon your current ArrayScan HCA Reader investment and add new functionality.

CellInsight™ CX7 LZR High Content Analysis Platform with Store Standard Edition (SE) and Orbitor™ RS Plate Mover (Thermo Scientific™)

The Thermo Scientific CellInsight CX7 LZR High Content Analysis (HCA) Platform is a fast, laser-based, automated cellular imaging and analysis platform designed for quantitative microscopy. This particular configuration includes a Thermo Scientific Orbitor RS Plate Mover, a CellInsight CX7 LZR Reader, HCS Studio Cell Analysis Software, and Store Image and Database Management Software to visualize and share high content data and images. Two days of onsite training and a one year warranty and applications support are also included.

The CellInsight CX7 LZR HCA Platform offers a more powerful and integrated way to develop and automate high content assays using a combination of 5-color bright-field and 7-color fluorescence imaging in confocal or wide-field modes. With laser illumination, the Cell Insight LZR HCA Platform enables researchers to image faster in both wide-field and confocal mode.

Features of the CellInsight CX7 HCA Platform with Store Image and Database Management Software and Orbitor RS Plate Mover:
• 7-channel fluorescent imaging with laser illumination
• 5-channel bright-field imaging
• 7-channel confocal imaging
• Software and laser-based autofocus for consistent scan times
• Includes Orbitor RS Plate Mover for walk-away loading and unloading of microplates

Capabilities
• Addresses hundreds of assay types with flexible software and hardware tools
• Scan and analyze microscope slides or most SBS-standard format microplates
• Use integrated HCS Studio software for instrument control and data analysis
• Achieve the fastest time to results by using intelligent acQuisition (iQ) real-time analysis feedback
• Compatible with Molecular Probes fluorescent detection reagents
• Process up to 80 plates with simple-to-use robotic integration with the Orbitor RS Plate Mover

Hardware and software
• High-output laser excitation light
• Broad reagent options with seven-color excitation from violet to near IR for assay multiplexing
• Dual mode focusing using Software and Laser Autofocus methods to address both labelled and unlabeled sample types
• Multi-mode imaging allows for wide-field, bright-field, and confocal imaging in one run
• HCS Studio Cell Analysis Software is an integrated instrument control, visualization, and analysis software package for novice to advanced users
• Scalable with Store Image and Database Software (included) and Orbitor RS Plate Mover (included)

CellInsight™ CX5 High Content Screening (HCS) Platform (Thermo Scientific™)

The Thermo Scientific™ CellInsight™ CX5 High Content Screening (HCS) Platform is a fast, simple-to operate, automated cellular imaging and analysis benchtop platform designed for quantitative microscopy. The CellInsight CX5 HCS Platform offers a cost effective, but powerful way to quickly automate quantitative cellular and subcellular imaging.

Features of the CellInsight CX5 HCS Platform

• Easy to Use—quickly build and optimize image-based assays with included Thermo Scientific™ HCS Studio™ Cell Analysis Software
• Flexible—designed to work with or without fluorescent labeling: The CellInsight CX5 HCS Platform can use transmitted light, as well as fluorescence, to allow users to focus on visible and/or fluorescent targets
• Affordable—automated high content imaging for all budgets
• High quality optics—Light sources, lenses, filters, and CCD detector from the top names in imaging. The five color light engine insures accuracy and stability of source lighting.
• Virtually maintenance–free operation due to state-of-the-art design and construction.
• Performance—scan and analyze a 96-well plate in under four minutes
• Compact—fits on a bench and is less than 2 ft. on all sides

Capabilities:

• Make intracellular to multicellular morphology measurements while measuring intensity of specific reporter molecules.
• Collect only the images and data you select and make multiple measurements per object, over time, if desired
• Measure subpopulations and reject undesired objects automatically
• Comprehensive pre-validated and user configurable image analysis without user scripting or programming
• Exploratory assay development tools and specific biology optimized tools built into the HCS Studio™ Cell Analysis Software
• Define biological thresholds for outputs based on control populations
• Ability to create multi-parameter gates from individual output measurements

Hardware and Software:

• Stable, reliable light source reduces variability, increases data quality, and decreases operating costs
• Fluorescence options which include near-IR wavelength and compatibility with many common fluorochromes and fluorescent proteins
• • Proprietary Thermo Scientific™ AccuFocus™ System is fast, yet flexible, for imaging cells, organelles, and low contrast targets
• Unique intelligent acQuisition (iQ) real time analysis feedback to optimize image collection and data quality
• HCS Studio Cell Analysis Software is an integrated instrument control, visualization and analysis software package for novice to advanced users
• Features Thermo Scientific™ Store Express Image and Database Software using a 10GB SQL™ database
• Software output features image/data portability so results can be imported into third-party software for documentation
• Compatible with SBS standard microplates (6-1536 well) and slides

Compatible with Thermo Scientific™ Orbitor RS Plate Mover and other Thermo Scientific™ Laboratory Automation Solutions

ArrayScan™ 7-Color LED Module for ArrayScan™ HCA Readers (Thermo Scientific™)

The Thermo Scientific™ ArrayScan™ 7-Color LED Module for ArrayScan™ HCA Readers (600-800 series) is a seven color, direct coupled, Light Emitting Diode (LED) light source designed for high performance and ultra-reliability to excite fluorochromes that are blue, cyan, green, yellow, orange-red, scarlet, far red, and near IR.

Features of the ArrayScan 7-Color LED Module for ArrayScan HCA Readers:

• Spectral flexibility—spanning the visible spectrum from UV through near-IR, the ArrayScan 7-Color LED Module can use the available filter combinations to provide for a multitude of excitation and emission combinations
• Spectral separation—avoid bleed through between channels by using excitation and emission wavelengths that have bands separated enough to prevent spectral overlap

Includes:

• To be used with Thermo Scientific™ HCS Studio™ Cell Analysis Software (version 2.0 or greater) and minimum computer specifications
• Filters and emission filter wheel

EVOS™ XL Core Configured Microscope (Invitrogen™)

The EVOS XL Core Imaging System is a digital transmitted-light inverted imaging system for cell and tissue culture applications and routine cell maintenance. Its simple user interface drives a color camera and high-quality optical system that delivers high-definition images with exceptional ease. Equipped with 4X, 10X, and 20X long working distance (LWD) phase contrast (PH) objectives, the all-in-one EVOS XL Core system is an ideal microscope for basic imaging needs. With a small footprint, an articulated monitor, and ergonomic design, it is a perfect addition to any cell culture room or facility.

The EVOS XL Core Imaging System offers these important advantages:
• Easy installation; no maintenance, assembly, alignment, or calibration
• 4X, 10X, and 20X LWD PH objectives that are ideal for tissue culture microscopy
• A fixed stage for flexibility in imaging different cell culture vessels
• Fits and operates inside cell culture hoods
• All-in-one design: digital camera, precision optics, LCD display, and USB storage

Imaging anywhere
The EVOS XL Core system is an integrated transmitted-light inverted imaging system that combines high-quality optics, a 12.1-inch high-resolution LCD display, and a digital color camera. Images are seamlessly acquired through the user interface using a mouse and the integrated software that includes a variety of features, such as color temperature control. All images can be saved onto the USB device in JPEG, BMP, or TIFF formats. Applications suited for the EVOS XL Core system include basic imaging of live and fixed cells, tissue culture needs (confluence, density, and growth), stem cell isolation, and analysis of stained tissue slices.

The EVOS imaging systems are built from the ground up to maximize performance and optimize workflow. You will be astonished at how easy this system is to operate and amazed how good your images look.

Versatile
While the microscope comes equipped with three objectives (4X, 10X, and 20X LWD PH), the four-position objective turret can be configured to meet additional needs using our full range of LWD phase contrast and coverslip-corrected objectives. LWD PH objectives are available from 1.25X to 40X. The compact footprint makes it easy to use the EVOS XL Core system wherever needed; the entire system can be easily moved into a cell culture hood or glove box. The universal stage provides maximum flexibility for slides, culture dishes, and flasks. An optional mechanical stage affords more precise handling and positioning of multi-well plate vessels.

Easy to use and reliable
The EVOS XL Core Imaging System is plug-and-play. In addition to an exceptionally easy set-up and installation, it requires no warm-up or cool-down periods. The LED light source offers exceptional stability and durability--so you can turn the unit on and off whenever you need to image a sample. The LED bulbs are rated for >50,000 hours (~17 years), compared to 300 hours for a typical mercury bulb and 1,500 hours for a metal halide bulb. The long lifetime and low energy consumption translate into lower operating costs compared to instruments with conventional light sources. Finally, the advanced ergonomic design of the EVOS systems removes the strain of conventional microscopes in imaging, enables shared viewing, and makes moving the units easy.

Learn more about the EVOS XL Core Imaging System and most recent software ›
See the optional mechanical stage ›
Explore the entire EVOS line of imaging systems and accessories ›

Unit includes:
• EVOS XL Core Imaging System with Fixed Stage
• EVOS Obj, Inf Plan Achro 4X LWD PH, 0.13NA/16.9WD (AMEP4632)
• EVOS Obj, Inf Plan Achro 10X LWD PH, 0.25NA/6.9WD (AMEP4633)
• EVOS Obj, Inf Plan Achro 20X LWD PH, 0.40NA/6.8WD (AMEP4634)
• Glass stage plate
• Wireless mouse
• Power adaptor, cord, and universal power plug adapters
• USB flash drive (includes User Guide and Quick Start Guide)
• Dust cover
• 3-mm hex driver L-shaped key

System highlights

Optics: infinity-corrected optical system, RMS-threaded objectives with 45-mm parfocal distance
Objectives: 4X, 10X, and 20X LWD PH achromat objectives. A wide selection of other high-quality LWD and coverslip-corrected objectives is available.
Illumination: adjustable intensity LED (>50,000-hour life)
Contrast methods: transmitted light (brightfield and phase contrast)
Objective turret: 4-position, manual control
Condenser: 3-position turret for brightfield and phase contrast
Condenser working distance: 60 mm
Stage: fixed stage
Focus mechanism: coaxial focus knobs with tension control. Course focus: 38 mm/rev. Fine focus: 0.2 mm/rev, precision 0.002 mm.
LCD display: 12.1-inch high-resolution (1024 x 768 pixels) color monitor with adjustable tilt
Camera: color, 2048 x 1536, 3.1 megapixels
Image acquisition: embedded operating system with software for image capture and saving via mouse or front-mounted manual buttons
Captured images Color camera: 24-bit full color TIFF or PNG; jpeg, bmp (2048 x 1536 pixels)
Output ports: 2 USB 2.0 ports
Power supply: AC adaptor; Input: 100-240 V, 47-63 Hz; Output: 12 V DC/2.0 A, 24W max
Dimensions: Height: 533 mm (21.0 in); Depth: 406 mm (6.0 in); Width: 318 mm (12.5 in)
Weight: 9.1 kg (20.1 lbs)

CellInsight™ CX7 High Content Analysis Platform and Store Standard Edition plus Robotic Plate Handling (Thermo Scientific™)

The Thermo Scientific™ CellInsight™ CX7 High Content Analysis (HCA) Platform is a fast, automated cellular imaging and analysis platform designed for quantitative microscopy.

This particular configuration includes the CellInsight CX7 HCA Platform with Orbitor RS Robot for automatic loading and unloading of plates, as well as HCS Studio™ Cell Analysis Software and Store Image and Database Management Software to visualize and share high content data and images. Two days of onsite training and a one year warranty and applications support are also included.

The CellInsight CX7 HCA Platform offers an integrated way to develop and automate high content assays using a combination of 5-color brightfield and 7-color fluorescence imaging in confocal or wide-field modes. See how the CellInsight CX7 platform compares to other high content analysis platforms from Thermo Fisher Scientific >

Features of the CellInsight CX7 HCA Platform
• 7-channel fluorescent imaging
• 5-channel bright-field imaging
• 7-channel confocal imaging
• Software and laser-based autofocus for consistent scan times
• Configured for fully automated plate handling and scanning

Capabilities
• Addresses hundreds of assay types with flexible software and hardware tools
• Scan and analyze microscope slides or most SBS-standard format microplates
• Use HCS Studio software for integrated instrument control and data analysis
• Achieve the fastest time to results by using intelligent acQuisition (iQ) real-time analysis feedback
• Compatible with Molecular Probes™ fluorescent detection reagents

Hardware and Software
• Stable and reliable light source enables reduced variability, increased data quality, and decreased operating costs
• Broad reagent options with seven-color excitation from violet to near IR for assay multiplexing
• Dual mode focusing using Software and Laser Autofocus methods to address both labelled and unlabeled sample types
• Multi-mode imaging allows for wide-field, bright-field, and confocal imaging in one run
• HCS Studio Cell Analysis Software is an integrated instrument control, visualization, and analysis software package for novice to advanced users
• Scalable with Store Image and Database Software and Orbitor RS Microplate handler

ArrayScan™ Emission Filter Wheel Module (Thermo Scientific™)

The Thermo Scientific™ ArrayScan™ Emission Filter Wheel Module, with appropriate filters, can precisely capture the spectral maximum of an excited fluorochrome allowing for an increased signal-to-noise ratio and enhancing image resolution when performing fluorescence-based high content analysis. Rapid, but precise turret movement allows for multiple wavelengths to be detected and recorded on a sample within seconds.

CellInsight™ CX7 LZR High Content Analysis Platform and Store Standard Edition (SE) (Thermo Scientific™)

The Thermo Scientific CellInsight CX7 LZR High Content Analysis (HCA) Platform is a fast, laser-based, automated cellular imaging and analysis platform designed for quantitative microscopy. This particular configuration includes a CellInsight CX7 LZR Reader, HCS Studio Cell Analysis Software, and Store Image and Database Management Software to visualize and share high content data and images. Two days of onsite training and a one-year warranty and application support are also included.

The CellInsight CX7 LZR HCA Platform offers a more powerful and integrated way to develop and automate high content assays using a combination of 5-color bright-field and 7-color fluorescence imaging in confocal or wide-field modes. With laser illumination, the Cell Insight LZR HCA Platform enables researchers to image faster in both wide-field and confocal mode.

Features of the CellInsight CX7 HCA Platform with Store Image and Database Management Software:
• 7-channel fluorescent imaging with laser illumination
• 5-channel bright-field imaging
• 7-channel confocal imaging
• Software and laser-based autofocus for consistent scan times
• Configured to accept optional modules for fully automated plate handling and live cell on-board environmental control

Capabilities
• Addresses hundreds of assay types with flexible software and hardware tools
• Scan and analyze microscope slides or most SBS-standard format microplates
• Use integrated HCS Studio software for instrument control and data analysis
• Achieve the fastest time to results by using intelligent acQuisition (iQ) real-time analysis feedback
• Compatible with Molecular Probes fluorescent detection reagents

Hardware and software
• High-output laser excitation light
• Broad reagent options with seven-color excitation from violet to near IR for assay multiplexing
• Dual mode focusing using Software and Laser Autofocus methods to address both labelled and unlabeled sample types
• Multi-mode imaging allows for wide-field, bright-field, and confocal imaging in one run
• HCS Studio Cell Analysis Software is an integrated instrument control, visualization, and analysis software package for novice to advanced users
• Scalable with Store Image and Database Software (included) and optional Orbitor RS Microplate handler (not included)

ArrayScan™ Liquid Handling Module (Thermo Scientific™)

The Thermo Scientific™ ArrayScan™ Liquid Handling Module is designed to work with the Thermo Scientific™ ArrayScan™ Live Cell Module, expanding the flexibility of the platform for analysis of complex cellular states of cells. The ArrayScan Liquid Handling Module has functionalities to aspirate, dispense, and mix, from four deck locations. The module is capable of single-tip aspirate and dispense at any location, creating a highly flexible instrument. Compatible with 6-well, 8-well, 24-well, 96-well, and 384-well plates, the ArrayScan Liquid Handling Module utilizes disposable tips with a dispense volume range of 3 to 200μL.

Features of the ArrayScan Liquid Handling Module:

• Compatible with 6-well, 8-well, 24-well, 96-well, and 384-well plates, the module utilizes disposable tips with a dispense volume range of 3 to 200μL
• Full function liquid handling from any plate or trough (3 plate and 1 quarter trough)
• Industry standard arm with single pipette tip driven by syringe pump (e.g., aspirate, dispense)
• Compatible with all ArrayScan Modules
• Dynamic access to compound and assay plate
• One-to-many and many-to-one transfer scenarios are supported

Includes:

ArrayScan Liquid Handling Module : Automated, single-tip, liquid handling robot module for the Thermo Scientific™ ArrayScan™ High Content Analysis (HCA) Readers using disposable tips (standard and liquid level sensing) to both aspirate and dispense from multiple deck and live cell chamber locations.